MIRFIELD’S John Cohen directs a new show for Halifax Thespians which opens next week.
The play is called Nightmare and is a mystery thriller by writer and actor, Norman Robbins.
It opens at the Playhouse in Halifax on Tuesday (January 24) and runs until next Saturday.
Evening performances are at 7.30pm with a Saturday matinee at 2.30pm.
If you like a murder mystery, you will love Nightmare.
In addition to thrillers, Norman Robbins has over 50 years’ experience writing comedies and pantomimes.
He has also written a book about the evolution of pantomime.
In addition to writing, Norman has had a busy career as a TV and theatre performer.
He made his debut as a professional at the Hippodrome Theatre with Ken Dodd in 1965. Since then he has appeared in many television programmes including Open all Hours and Last of the Summer Wine.
John Cohen is a retired teacher who has long been involved with theatre in the area.
He has played roles with Huddersfield Thespians and with a variety of companies across the region.
John is also in demand as a director and produced Frank Vickery’s play, Easy Terms at the Lawrence Batley Theatre in November.
He has since been busy rehearsing in Halifax with a talented cast of actors for Halifax Thespians including Catherine Pasek, Simon Reece, Yvonne Kniveton, Sarah Mansley, Stephen Garrod, Tel Banham and Lynn Lord.
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